Correspondence Between USDOT And Tesla Motors Regarding Autopilot Data

Brandon Galbraith filed this request with the Department of Transportation of the United States of America.
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From: Brandon Galbraith

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Copies of any correspondence (including memos, letters, or emails) between the United States Department of Transportation and Tesla Motors, Inc regarding the sharing of Tesla Motor's Autopilot data with the USDOT.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Brandon Galbraith


From: Davis, Jeffrey (OST)

Dear Mr. Galbraith,

Attached is the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST)'s response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. You requested copies of all correspondence between DOT and Tesla Motors, Inc. regarding the sharing of Tesla Motors' Autopilot data with DOT.

If you have any questions concerning our response, please contact me.

Jeffrey Davis
Government Information Specialist
U.S. Department of Transportation
Office of the General Counsel
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Division
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

Office: (202) 366-5531
Fax: (202) 366-8536